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The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) is a non profit organization made up of psoriasis associations from around the world.
IFPA unites psoriasis associations so that their global campaign for improved medical care, greater public understanding and increased research will improve the lives of people who live with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and explore the challenges psoriasis presents to the international psoriasis community.
World Psoriasis Day 29 October. IFPA, the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations and a global consortium of patient associations from all over the world have come together and this day has officially been declared World Psoriasis Day.
Its purpose? To act as a focus for people - awareness of psoriasis and to give these people the attention and consideration they deserve.
SOLAPSO (Sociedad Latinoamericana de Psoriasis) is a new organization which invites professionals in health from Latin America, who have an special interest in Psoriasis.
Our main aims are the following:
- Encourage Psoriasis research development and medical advance in Latin America.
- Foster the academic education of medical doctors specialized in Psoriasis, by means of human resources training and research.
- Encourage Psoriasis media information through health professionals entertainment programs in Latin-American countries.
- Foster information and vocational training exchange with other international organizations.
- Generate the necessary resources to promote Psoriasis teaching, research and training of young doctors specializing in psoriasis.
- Support scientific psoriasis publications.
- Encourage interdisciplinary work.
LATINAPSO - the Latina American Psoriasis Network gathers several psoriasis patients associations that fight to improve the quality of life of those who suffer from this disease.
Motivated against the global ignorance of psoriasis in Latin America, the patient associations of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela have decided to come together in order to stregthen their fight for psoriasis patients’ rights.
GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis) is organized exclusively for non-profit, educational, and scientific purposes, specifically to facilitate sharing of information related to psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, networking among different medical disciplines that see psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients and to enhance research, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. More than 400 rheumatologists, dermatologists and related professionals comprise the worldwide membership of GRAPPA.
The International Psoriasis Council (IPC) is a dermatology led, global nonprofit organization dedicated to innovation across the full spectrum of psoriasis through research, education and treatment. IPC identifies research priorities, brings international experts together and facilitates discussion to provide the best evidence based education for dermatologists and treatment for patients.
EUROPSO was founded in November 1988 and is a federation of psoriasis patientsâ€™ associations based in the geographic region of Europe. As an umbrella organisation operating within Europe, we have close ties to the worldwide psoriasis movements â€“ the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), the United States-based National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and to the Nordic Psoriasis alliance (NORDPSO).
Psonet is a network of independent European registries of patients suffering from psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis and being treated by systemic agents. The final aim is to improve knowledge concerning prognostic factors and clinical outcome, offering psoriatic patients the best possible treatment.